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Avian vs. Winged

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  • Avian (adjective)

    Characteristic of or pertaining to birds, or to bird-like or flying creatures.

  • Avian (noun)

    A bird.

  • Avian (noun)

    A bird-like or flying creature.

  • Avian (noun)

    Someone who roleplays or describes themselves as being a bird or bird-like animal character with human characteristics.

  • Winged (adjective)

    Having wings.

  • Winged (adjective)

    Flying or soaring as if on wings.

  • Winged (adjective)

    Swift.

  • Winged (adjective)

    having wings of a specified kind

    "weak-winged"

  • Winged (adjective)

    having the specified number of wings

    "The six-winged Seraphim are the angels closest to God."

  • Winged (verb)

    simple past tense and past participle of wing

  • Winged (verb)

    simple past tense and past participle of winge

Wiktionary
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  • Avian (adjective)

    Of or instrument to birds.

  • Winged (adjective)

    Furnished with wings; transported by flying; having winglike expansions.

  • Winged (adjective)

    Soaring with wings, or as if with wings; hence, elevated; lofty; sublime.

  • Winged (adjective)

    Swift; rapid.

  • Winged (adjective)

    Wounded or hurt in the wing.

  • Winged (adjective)

    Furnished with a leaflike appendage, as the fruit of the elm and the ash, or the stem in certain plants; alate.

  • Winged (adjective)

    Represented with wings, or having wings, of a different tincture from the body.

  • Winged (adjective)

    Fanned with wings; swarming with birds.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Avian (adjective)

    pertaining to or characteristic of birds

  • Winged (adjective)

    having or as if having wings;

    "the winged feet of Mercury"

  • Winged (adjective)

    very fast; as if with wings;

    "on winged feet"

Princeton's WordNet
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